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Flying Piggy's

#141 of 2,172 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
Italian, Canadian, Gluten Free
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1665 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
613-526-4900
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had dinner here a couple weeks ago and it was awesome! you would drive by this place and not notice it at all if you are not looking. Parking is limited, and so is seating capacity, but it is so well worth it. Fresh Italian cuisine that you would not expect to get in Ottawa. Seating was tight and thats... More 

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Ottawa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Like going to the Flying Piggy, lots of gluten free choices...pastas, soups, main dishes etc. Fresh and homemade. Great service. Quaint and cozy! Try this place, you won't regret it!

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Thank goldylockx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was staying near the airport for business and my hotel staff recommended the Flying Piggys. I was very skeptical but took their advice and I am glad they did! I just returned from Rome and was craving Italian food (the proper Italian food, not Canadian Italian you find everywhere). This IS authentic Italian food, at least the dish that... More 

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Thank John C
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I had frequented this restaurant many times in the past, for some reason it had fallen off my radar screen when the craving for good Italian hit me. My return visit reminded me of what I had been missing over the years. I would describe it's facade and interior as funky and it has remained that way for over... More 

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Thank David W
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was super, service was outstanding, and company was great. This restaurant has always been a first choice area for me, when asked, where do you want to go. Their pasta dishes range from garlic cream to exotic wine and mushroom sauces. Appetizers are plentiful from a delicate Cesar Salad, Antipasto or my choice would be ESCARGOT CROSTINI, done in... More 

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Thank Bluesgal15
London, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Although I was forgotten after being seated for almost 25 minutes, the dinner and service was very good. Apologies were provided, meal was very good and were of sufficient (more than sufficient portions). The atmosphere was very nice patio reminded me of one you would find attached to a "cabin" but it was comfortable and peaceful/private.

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Thank Dean T
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

This was a few years back.. but they had liver as one of the Specials.. OMG i am so glad I went for it.. not the grey dry crap served in most homes.. this was tender pink and delicious total fantastic experience.. I have been here under a hundred times.. but more than I can count.. only one item I... More 

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1 Thank Bo1o1
Ottawa, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

I have been to Flying Piggy's several times in the past and have noticed a certain trend: either the meal will be a very good one, or a very bad one - there is no in between. Unfortunately, this was not a particularly good one. While our initial drinks arrived promptly after being ordered and the bruschetta was served fairly... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

The escargot crostini were excellent and we asked for more bread to get every last drop of the superb sauce, we were thrilled and thought this would be an amazing dinner based on our first impression. Then we tried the Bruschetta which was both hard to eat as the bread was toasted and fell apart when you took a bite,... More 

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2 Thank Peter_Bomberg
Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We have been fans of Flying Piggy's for years. What it is: Italian-French (it is a bistro) with made-in-house pasta, sauces, and some surprises on the specials list. What they do: Solid staff who have never let us down. It's an owner-operated one-off that is toward the small end of the spectrum. Who it's for: E for everyone. It's not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Canadian, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1665 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: 613-526-4900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?